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Socx is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bergues
Intercommunality canton de Bergues
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Ley
Area1 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 980
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59570 / 59380
Elevation 0–31 m (0–102 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Socx (from Flemish; Soks in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

The population in 1999 was 980.


Socx is around 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Dunkirk. Its area is 8 km2 (3.1 sq mi).


Arms of Socx
The arms of Socx are blazoned :

Argent, a lion sable armed and langued within a bordure gules. (Quaëdypre and Socx use the same arms.)


The current mayor is Christian Ley (term of office: 2008-2014). The mayor up to March 2008 was Charles Vandaele.

Twin towns

Socx was twinned with Caton, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 12 April 2008.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website

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